Bio: Steven N. Spetz was born December 12, 1940 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated as a Political Science major from the University of Pittsburgh in 1962. He was first in his ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) class and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Regular Army-Artillery. He served in Italy and Germany from 1962-1966, then in Vietnam with the 9th Infantry Division as the fire support officer of an infantry battalion, and he has received many decorations from his military service. In 1968 he resigned his commission as a captain and immigrated to Canada where he pursued his writing career while teaching Business Education and Social Studies at MacArthur College of Education in Ontario.
He and his wife, Glenda, have co-authored twenty-three books, including three previous novels. Steven and Glenda currently reside in Kingston, Ontario, Canada with their two sons.
When an Afghani village becomes paralyzed by the Soviet's new warfare and a thick nerve gas suffocates innocent people, rumors of a deadly weapon find their way to the Pentagon--and into the hands of Lieutenant Colonel Mark Schad. Along with his three-man team, Lieutenant Colonel Schad will lead one of the riskiest covert operations known to the U.S. Department of Defense in order to find one unexploded cylinder of YELLOW RAIN. But are these men up against something much greater than U.S. Intell... more info>>